Energy Savers
Brookstead

Brookstead Dairy & Cropping

Proposed
42
Proposed Energy Savings
Industry
Dairy
Products
Dairy, bean and grain crops
Location
Brookstead
Irrigation
Centre pivot
Pumps
Centrifugal
Solution
Reduce head losses and optimise pump systems

Farm Profile

The farm is located in Brookstead in the Darling Downs region of south-west Queensland. It produces various crops including sorghum, chickpeas, mung beans, wheat, barley and rye grass, and has around 1,000 head of dairy cattle. A centre pivot is used for irrigation. Several centrifugal pumps draw water from the site dam, and one draws water from the effluent dam to serve the nearby pivot irrigator or to transfer to the site main dam.

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Farmer feedback
The farm owner has expressed interest in implementing energy-saving initiatives and is investigating the cost to implement the audit report recommendations.